Assistant Professor Masahiko Sato with WSU Community Counseling Students.


The Counselor Education Department offers quality graduate programs through didactic, experiential and applied learning opportunities. Students will develop a personal theory and practice of counseling that will allow them to function as effective counselors, leaders and agents of change in a variety of settings.

Three concentrations lead students to a Master of Science degree:

Upon graduation, students are eligible to apply for licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in Minnesota and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Wisconsin.

An option for anyone with a bachelors degree is to take courses that will lead to the:

Upon completion of addiction courses, students are eligible to apply to become a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) in Minnesota. This program also meets part of the requirement for Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC) in Wisconsin.